Kraisslite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg (Type Locality), unique to Franklin/Ogdensburg area
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1977
     
 Formula: Zn3(Mn,Mg)25(Fe3+,Al)(As3+O3)2[(Si,As5+)O4]10(OH)16
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Iron, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Arsenic, Hydrogen, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
     
 IMA Status: Approved 1977
     
     
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 References:
Dunn, Pete J. (1995). Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits. Franklin, NJ.: The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society. p.498


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 22, No. 2 - September 1981, pg. 7Mineral Notes Research Reports, Kraisslite and Mcgovernite
View IssueV. 20, No. 1 - March 1979, pg. 5New Minerals - Kraisslite
     
Images

     
Kraisslite mineral coating on red willemite, calcite and franklinite, from Sterling Hill, NJ.
Kraisslite mineral coating on red willemite, calcite and franklinite, from Sterling Hill, NJ. Photo by JVF.


Kraisslite on franklinite and willemite from Sterling Hill, NJ
Kraisslite mineral coating (brass colored) on franklinite (black) and willemite (light red) from Sterling Hill, NJ. 4" x 3 1/2" From the collection of Gary Moldovany, photo by WP.







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